How Prince Philip’s mother saved an entire family from the Nazis

December 5, 2019

According to The Guardian:

Later in her life, the “Princess of Battenberg” established an order of nuns, giving away all her possessions before dying on 5 December 1969.

The 50th anniversary of that date will come on Thursday… During the second world war, Princess Alice sheltered the persecuted Cohen family from the Nazis and their sympathisers, including some of her own children.

“What Princess Alice did, she saved the whole family,” said Evy Cohen, whose grandmother, aunt and uncle hid in the royal’s residence in Athens during the Nazi occupation of Greece.

And the princess’s status would not have necessarily afforded her protection.

To read the entire article in The Guardian, please click here.

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